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9 steps to securing your wireless access point

Posted 12/22/2008 - 10:54 by Webmaster

A wireless access point is essentially your network’s bouncer. A bouncer says to passersby, “Hey, here’s someplace you want to get into, but not everyone is getting in.” And like the bouncer, if that AP isn’t up to the job, ruffians will flood your network. The chief challenge comes the moment the device is out of the box: You need to customize its preset vendor software configuration.

Is a firewall enough

Posted 11/14/2008 - 07:43 by Webmaster

In today's day and age of spyware, malware, viruses, and more, a firewall may not be the only protection your network needs. Most firewall rules are based on the IP address and network port but they don’t inspect the actual network traffic content. However, your employees are visiting hundreds of websites today, all potentially capable of infecting your network with the latest spyware or virus.

Disposing of IT Assets

Posted 11/03/2006 - 14:26 by Webmaster

According to the state of Missouri, all businesses, non-profits, schools, and public agencies in the state are required to properly dispose of all unwanted electronics. Such items are classified as hazardous waste under Missouri law, so they cannot be disposed of in the trash.

Why are these items considered hazardous

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